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First published inthis was the first comprehensive book about British alabaster tombs. It provides a detailed account of the surviving alabaster monuments, from the earliest examples of around Alabaster tombs of the pre--reformation period in England.
book to those created at the time of the Reformation/5(3). The text contains photographic images of alabaster tombs taken from around the country, together with a list of effigies explaining their relative origins and significance.
This is a highly rigorous study that will be of value to anyone with an interest in religious art and British ter Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England (Paperback). Books By Arthur Gardner All Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England Jan 1, by Arthur Gardner Hardcover.
$ Paperback. $ First published inthis was the first comprehensive book about British alabaster tombs. It provides a detailed account of the surviving alabaster monuments, from the earliest examples of around through to those created at the time of the Reformation.
Gardner, Arthur Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England (Cambridge University Press, ). Again this was another standard work of its time but this time on alabasters, with chapters about the sculptors, tomb chests and the effigies themselves, File Size: KB.
performance of identity in later-medieval England. For both patrons and beholders of. tombs, this new material expanded the potential for the staging of status through. memorials, and also suggested a new dimension to the understanding of aristocratic.
identity in England in the opening years of the war with by: 1. English alabaster, from small votive statues to the Virgin to large funerary monuments and tombs, was exported from Nottingham all over European Christendom, from Iceland to Spain.
It has to be said that the quality of much of this production was very poor, often knocked out in pattern book.
The orle is relatively often represented on English sculptural tomb effigies, usually of alabaster, during the first half of the 15th century. However, it is very rarely shown on contemporary two-dimensional memorial brasses, which also depict men wearing bascinets.
Nottingham alabaster is a term used to refer to the English sculpture industry, mostly of relatively small religious carvings, which flourished from the fourteenth century until the early sixteenth century.
Alabaster carvers were at work in London, York and Burton-on. Description: First published inthis was the first comprehensive book about British alabaster tombs.
It provides a detailed account of the surviving alabaster monuments, from the earliest examples of around through to those created at the time of the Reformation. Arthur Gardner is the author of Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Western 5/5(2).
Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-reformation Period in England This is a rigorous study that will be of value to anyone interested in religious art and British history.
Les informations fournies dans la section «Synopsis» peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.5/5(2). The first is the tomb of Edward II at Gloucester, the earliest known to have been made in alabaster in England, and the identification of alabaster with the court of Edward III.
The second project is the alabaster tomb of Charles the Noble of Navarre and his selection of alabaster as an equivalent to the marble tombs distinctive of the French. The alabastermen themselves are a rather shadowy group here.
Cheetham says all too little about them. It is known that they operated in the Nottingham area and around the quarries at Chellaston.
But were they the same men who made the alabaster tombs of the period. There are signs that at least some of them were involved in tomb : Nigel Saul. 9 Arthur Gardner, Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England, Cambridgepp. ; Fred H.
Crossley, English Church Monuments AD – Londonpp.10 I am grateful to Sally Badham for drawing my attention to this reference.
11 File Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gardner, Arthur. Alabaster tombs of the pre-reformation period in England. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, The oldest tomb in Tong church is that of Sir Fulke Pembrugge IV () and his wife Lady Isabel (c) 10 (pp.
This report looks at the background to the building of the tomb in Tong church and then the tomb’s decorations in detail. There is a list of references at the end. The foundation of Tong Church (c).
Get this from a library. Alabaster tombs of the pre-Reformation period in England. [Arthur Gardner]. Calcite alabaster, harder than the gypsum variety, was the kind primarily used in ancient Egypt and the wider Middle East (but not Assyrian palace reliefs), and is also used in modern times.
It is found as either a stalagmitic deposit from the floor and walls of limestone caverns, or as a kind of travertine. Cut in Alabaster: A Material of Sculpture and its European Traditions By Kim Woods.
ISBN Cut in Alabaster is the first comprehensive study of alabaster sculpture in Western Europe during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. While marble is associated with Renaissance Italy, alabaster was the material commonly used elsewhere in Europe and has its own properties.
On the tomb of Sir William and Amice FitzWarin see A. Gardner, Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England (Cambridge, ), 38, 48, fig. Christopher Hohler has identified the litany as a member of the Augustinian family of Holy Trinity, Aldgate, and has noted links with the litany of the Huth Psalter (Avril and Stirnemann Cited by: 2.THE STUART PERIOD AND THE POST-RESTORATION HEYDAY.
The vast majority of churchyard chest tombs are believed to date from the 17th century onwards. Many are simply but elegantly detailed, like fine joinery, sometimes with fielded panels.
Others are much more elaborate.Alabaster Tombs of the Pre-Reformation Period in England, (). An Introduction to Italian Sculpture,Author: Nicola J. Shilliam.